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Moravian College BIG Band to Perform "Jazzed Up Classics"

Bethlehem, Pa., October 26, 2010—Moravian College’s popular BIG Band will perform on Friday November 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall. Under the direction of Neil Wetzel, assistant professor of music and director of jazz Studies at Moravian College, the BIG Band will perform jazzy versions of classic tunes including Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue & It Ain’t Necessarily So; Verdi’s Anvil Chorus; Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade; The Song of the Volga Boatmen; & Blues for Bela- an arrangement of several Bela Bartok songs.

General admissions is $10 or $5 for senior citizens and students with I.D. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.lvartsboxoffice.org. For more information on this event, please visit the Moravian Music Department web page www.moravian.edu/music. Foy Concert Hall is located on Moravian College’s Hurd Campus in historic downtown Bethlehem.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type of accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America’s sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.